Helium is expanded in a turbine from 1500 kPa and 300°C to 100 kPa and 25°C. Determine the maximum work this turbine can produce, in kJ/kg. Does the maximum work require an adiabatic turbine?
Why has work changed • Capitalism • Technology (Science and machinery) • Globalization • These processes have allowed us to extend our productive capacity, do new things, and transform our society • Our modern economy requires a constant shift of new work skills. What is capitalism • private ownership of the means of production ◦ certain claims to certain things (farmland --> what to do with it, who can be on it, etc.) • profit incentive • competition • wage labor • investment and expansion Globalization • Tied to expansion of capitalism and the growth of corporations • corporations have become ◦ bigger, wealthier, powerful, concentrated (mergers and acquisitions) ◦ increasingly owned by shareholders How does global capitalism affect work • Manufacturing g